Madaba

Every Thing You Want to know about Madaba "The City Of Mosaic "

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Overview

Enjoy  Reading an overview about the historical city 

Madaba Hotels

To make it easy for our tourists we write down the most used hotels in the city

Restaurants

To make it easy for our tourists we write down the most used Restaurants

Attraction Sites

Take a look to the most famous Activities that you can do in Madaba

Driving Hours

The estimated driving hours to Madaba from all around Jordan

FAQ About Madaba

The Most Asked Question About Madaba 

Overview 

Enjoy  Reading an overview about the historical city 

 Hotels

To make it easy for our tourists we write down the most used Hotels 

Restaurants

To make it easy for our tourists we write down the most used Restaurants

Attraction Sites

Take a look to the most famous Activities that you can do

 

Driving Hours to Madaba

The estimated driving hours to all around Jordan

 

FAQ 

The Most Asked Question About Madaba 

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Madaba Overview

 Map

Location:

In Jordan, 30 Km South of the capital Amman On the Kings Highway

Age:

Back to the Bronze Age.

Historical Fact:

1. Roman And Byzantine empires ruled Madaba from 2nd to 7th centuries, During This Time the city formed part of the Rome’s Arabian Province that built by the Roman emperor Trajan to replace the Nabatean kingdom of Petra.

2. The Region around Madaba Has been inhabited for around 4500 years.

Fourth millennium B.C.

In the early Bronze Age (3300 – 2000 B.C.).

9th – 7th century B.C.

As part of the kingdom of Moab.

2nd / 1st century B.C.

The Ammonites had conquered it in 165 B.C., but lost it again to the Hasmonean Hyrcanus I around 110 B.C.

30 B.C. Herod, vassal king of the Roman Empire, occupied it in the war against the Nabataeans.

2nd / 3rd century A.D.

The Roman Emperor Trajan (ruled 98 – 117 A.D.).

4th century – Christianity

After the Constantinian shift and the Edict of Milan of 313, Christianity spread rapidly in the Roman Empire and became the state religion in 380.

451 First evidence for a Christian community with its own bishop.

6th – 8th century A.D.

Emperor Justinian I (527 – 565).

Around 530, beginning of the “Golden Age” of mosaic art in Jordan.

614 – 628 under the rule of the Sassanids.

636 The victory of the Muslim army in the Battle of Yarmuk marked the end of the Byzantine.

661 – 750 Umayyads.

746 it was largely destroyed by an earthquake

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Madaba Hotels

To make it easy for our tourists we write down the most used Hotels for the tourist in Jordan.

you can find the hotels name under each city.

 

 

 

 

 

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The Mosaic City Hotel is a small and friendly hotel in the heart of the city, within easy walking distance of the Church of St George and the famous mosaic map of the Holy Land.

 

 

 

 

 

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Located in the center of city, in the vicinity of the Pilgrimage and Tourist Site. Saint John Hotel offers modern accommodations.

 

 

 

 

 

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less than 1 km from the Greek Orthodox Basilica of Saint George, Mariam Hotel provides accommodation with a restaurant, free private parking, an outdoor swimming pool and a bar.

 

 

 

 

 

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The new and modern Rumman Hotel is a cozy, family-run business. It is quietly located only a 10-minute walk from the historical center of the city, also known as the City of Mosaics.

 

 

 

 

 

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Delilah Hotel offers simply furnished accommodations. It features free Wi-Fi in all areas. Mount Nebo is 15 minutes’ drive from the hotel.

 

 

 

 

 

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Located within 600 meters of the Greek Orthodox Basilica of Saint George and 9 km of Mount Nebo, Black Iris Hotel provides rooms with air conditioning and a private bathroom.

 

 

 

 

 

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The Grand Hotel is an elegant hotel in the heart of Madaba, within easy walking distance from the Church of Apostles and 2 minutes’ drive to the famous mosaic map of the Holy Land and the ST.

 

 

 

 

 

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Located in the center of city , Moab Land hotel offers simply furnished accommodations. Free WiFi access is available in all areas.

 

 

 

 

 

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The Salome is a 2-star hotel in the historical city of. This hotel offers spacious guest rooms, friendly service and free Wi-Fi, all in close proximity to the center and the famous mosaic map...

 

 

 

 

 

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Featuring a restaurant, Queen Ayola offers rooms equipped with a satellite TV and phone. It is located less than a 2-minute walk from the Church of St. George.

 

 

 

 

 

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This accommodation is located in the courtyard of the St. George’s Mosaic Church in the centre of the city of Madaba. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout.

 

 

 

 

 

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With a multilingual team to make your stay second to none, this is a newly-built 3-star hotel located in the heart of city, facing the famous St. George Mosaic Church.

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Restaurants

To make it easy for our tourists we write down the most famous Restaurants for the tourist in Jordan.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Lebanese Restaurant

Maysaloon Street, Madaba 17110 Jordan

 

 

 

 

 

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Hikayet Sitti

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Fokar & Bhar

 
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Attraction Sites

 

 

 

 

 

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St. John the Baptist church

Location: Prs. Haya St., 

its a catholic church built in the early 20th century. that later transformed into an intriguing destination for visitors and pilgrims.

you will see an interesting well dating to moabita era.. 3000 years ago and is still operational in addition to a fascinating photographs dating from 1902 to 1911 also, there is a similar match of the mosaics of umm ar rasas

 

 

 

 

 

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St George’s Church

its a Greek orthodox church dated back to 19 century.
 
also, its a small church located in the middle of the city.
the ancient mosaic map of the holy land is the main attraction here.
its not included in the Jordan pass entrance fee : 1 JOD /  0.70 US.

 

 

 

 

 

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Madaba Archaeological Park

 
Its an archaeological park in Madaba opened in 1990. it includes extension of the paved roman street. which flank by the church of martyrs, locally known as the church of Al-khadir. 
 

 

 

 

 

 

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This insignificant-looking church contains a remarkable mosaic dedicated to the Twelve Apostles.
The embroidery-like mosaic was created in AD 568 and is one of the few instances where the name of the craftsman (Salomios) is included. The central portion shows Thalassa, a female personification of the sea, surrounded by fish and slippery marine creatures. Native animals, birds, flowers, fruit, and cherubic faces decorate the corners.
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Driving Hours

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FAQ

Q1: What to See In Madaba ?!

St. Jhon The Baptist Church

Madaba Mosaic Map 

St. George’s Church

Madaba Archaeological Park

Madaba Archaeological Museum

Church of the Apostles

Burnt Palace

Q2: Madaba Map ?!

Q3: Where is Madaba Located ?

It Located In Jordan faraway from the capital 33 kilometers.

Q4: Entrance Fee ?

Church of Apostles, Madaba Archaeological park , Madaba Archaeological Museum and Burnt Palace are included in the Jordan Pass.

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FAQ About Madaba

Q1: What to See In Madaba ?!

St. Jhon The Baptist Church

Madaba Mosaic Map 

St. George’s Church

Madaba Archaeological Park

Madaba Archaeological Museum

Church of the Apostles

Burnt Palace

Q2: Madaba Map ?!

Q3: Where is Madaba Located ?

It Located In Jordan faraway from the capital 33 kilometers.

Q4: Madaba Entrance Fee ?

Church of Apostles, Madaba Archaeological park , Madaba Archaeological Museum and Burnt Palace are included in the Jordan Pass.

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Driving Hours To Madaba

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Attraction Sites

 

 

 

 

 

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St. John the Baptist church

Location: Prs. Haya St.,

its a catholic church built in the early 20th century. that later transformed into an intriguing destination for visitors and pilgrims.

you will see an interesting well dating to moabita era.. 3000 years ago and is still operational in addition to a fascinating photographs dating from 1902 to 1911 also, there is a similar match of the mosaics of umm ar rasas

 

 

 

 

 

.

Madaba Mosaic Map

 
 
 

 

 

 

 

 

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St George’s Church

its a Greek orthodox church dated back to 19 century.
 
also, its a small church located in the middle of the city.
the ancient mosaic map of the holy land is the main attraction here.
its not included in the Jordan pass entrance fee : 1 JOD /  0.70 US.

 

 

 

 

 

.

Madaba Archaeological Park

 
Its an archaeological park opened in 1990. it includes extension of the paved roman street. which flank by the church of martyrs, locally known as the church of Al-khadir. 
 

 

 

 

 

 

.

This insignificant-looking church contains a remarkable mosaic dedicated to the Twelve Apostles.
The embroidery-like mosaic was created in AD 568 and is one of the few instances where the name of the craftsman (Salomios) is included. The central portion shows Thalassa, a female personification of the sea, surrounded by fish and slippery marine creatures. Native animals, birds, flowers, fruit, and cherubic faces decorate the corners.
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Madaba Restaurants

To make it easy for our tourists we write down the most famous Restaurants for the tourist in Jordan.

 

 

 

 

 

 

.

 

Lebanese Restaurant .

Maysaloon Street, Madaba 17110 Jordan

 

 

 

 

 

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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

.

 

 

 

 

 

 

.

 

 

 

 

 

 

.

Hikayet Sitti

 

 

 

 

 

 

.

Fokar & Bhar

 
.

Madaba Hotels

To make it easy for our tourists we write down the most used Hotels for the tourist in Jordan.

you can find the hotels name under each city.

 

 

 

 

 

.

 

The Mosaic City Hotel is a small and friendly hotel in the heart of Madaba, within easy walking distance of the Church of St George and the famous mosaic map of the Holy Land.

 

 

 

 

 

.

 

Located in the center of Madaba, in the vicinity of the Pilgrimage and Tourist Site. Saint John Hotel offers modern accommodations.

 

 

 

 

 

.

 

Located in Madaba, less than 1 km from the Greek Orthodox Basilica of Saint George, Mariam Hotel provides accommodation with a restaurant, free private parking, an outdoor swimming pool and a bar.

 

 

 

 

 

.

 

The new and modern Rumman Hotel is a cozy, family-run business. It is quietly located only a 10-minute walk from the historical center of Madaba, also known as the City of Mosaics.

 

 

 

 

 

.

 

Delilah Hotel offers simply furnished accommodations. It features free Wi-Fi in all areas. Mount Nebo is 15 minutes’ drive from the hotel.

 

 

 

 

 

.

 

Located within 600 meters of the Greek Orthodox Basilica of Saint George and 9 km of Mount Nebo, Black Iris Hotel provides rooms with air conditioning and a private bathroom.

 

 

 

 

 

.

 

The Grand Hotel Madaba is an elegant hotel in the heart of Madaba, within easy walking distance from the Church of Apostles and 2 minutes’ drive to the famous mosaic map of the Holy Land and the ST.

 

 

 

 

 

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Located in the center of Madaba, Moab Land hotel offers simply furnished accommodations. Free WiFi access is available in all areas.

 

 

 

 

 

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The Salome is a 2-star hotel in the historical city of Madaba. This hotel offers spacious guest rooms, friendly service and free Wi-Fi, all in close proximity to the center and the famous mosaic map...

 

 

 

 

 

.

 

Featuring a restaurant, Queen Ayola offers rooms equipped with a satellite TV and phone. It is located less than a 2-minute walk from the Church of St. George.

 

 

 

 

 

.

 

This accommodation is located in the courtyard of the St. George’s Mosaic Church in the centre of the city of Madaba. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout.

 

 

 

 

 

.

 

With a multilingual team to make your stay second to none, this is a newly-built 3-star hotel located in the heart of Madaba, facing the famous St. George Mosaic Church.

.

Madaba Overview

Madaba Map

Location:

In Jordan, 30 Km South of the capital Amman On the Kings Highway

Age:

Back to the Bronze Age.

Historical Fact About Madaba:

1. Roman And Byzantine empires ruled Madaba from 2nd to 7th centuries, During This Time the city formed part of the Rome’s Arabian Province that built by the Roman emperor Trajan to replace the Nabatean kingdom of Petra.

2. The Region around Madaba Has been inhabited for around 4500 years.

Fourth millennium B.C.

In the early Bronze Age (3300 – 2000 B.C.).

9th – 7th century B.C.

As part of the kingdom of Moab.

2nd / 1st century B.C.

The Ammonites had conquered Madaba in 165 B.C., but lost it again to the Hasmonean Hyrcanus I around 110 B.C.

30 B.C. Herod, vassal king of the Roman Empire, occupied Madaba in the war against the Nabataeans.

2nd / 3rd century A.D.

The Roman Emperor Trajan (ruled 98 – 117 A.D.).

4th century – Christianity

After the Constantinian shift and the Edict of Milan of 313, Christianity spread rapidly in the Roman Empire and became the state religion in 380.

451 First evidence for a Christian community with its own bishop in Madaba.

6th – 8th century A.D.

Emperor Justinian I (527 – 565).

Around 530, beginning of the “Golden Age” of mosaic art in Jordan.

614 – 628 Madaba under the rule of the Sassanids.

636 The victory of the Muslim army in the Battle of Yarmuk marked the end of the Byzantine.

661 – 750 Umayyads.

746 Madaba was largely destroyed by an earthquake